Casey's General Stores Inc. reported a slight uptick in its fiscal fourth-quarter profit despite softer sales and heavy charges during the quarter. Full story
Sales of electronic cigarettes, a smoking alterantive, are expected to double this year. But are they really a healthier cigarette alternative? NBC’s Erica Hill reports and NBC’s Dr. Nancy Snyderman discusses the health claims.
LONDON (Reuters) - Puffing on slim metal tubes loaded with pale yellow liquid, two London businessmen say they have between their lips a cure for what the U.N. calls "one of the biggest public health threats the world has ever faced". Full story
The family of a late Boston woman who said she got free cigarette samples as a child can keep $35 million in compensatory damages, but Massachusetts' highest court on Tuesday threw out an $81 million punitive damages award and ordered a new trial on that part of the case. Full story
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis talks with Daniel Delen, Reynolds American president & CEO, about his company's efforts to take a significant portion of the electronic cigarette market.
The TODAY anchors chat about some of the hot topics of the day, including New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s support of a proposal to increase the legal buying age for cigarettes from 18 to 21.
Melissa Harris-Perry’s panelists examine the federal cigarette tax and how our tax code can be used as a moral document.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg is proposing legislation that will force retailers to keep all cigarettes out of the public view. His prior efforts to curb smoking have been effective. The NOW panel discusses this round of restrictive sales laws in New York
In a bid to make cigarettes less visible, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is asking stores that sell tobacco products to keep them under the counter or behind curtains. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.
A man smokes a cigarette in front of the hazy skyline of Singapore June 19, 2013. Singapore's worst air pollution in 16 years sparked diplomatic tension on Tuesday, as the city-state urged Indonesia to provide data on company names and concession maps to enable it to act against plantation firms tha
Cigarette stubs and sweets are offered in a shop to buy as 'presents' for participants of the "Human ZOO" performance event in the cultural centre of Kampnagel in Hamburg, June 13, 2013. Human ZOO, created by Vienna's performance collective "God's Entertainment", shows what it calls "unwanted human
Muriel, a Virgin Megastore employee, smokes a cigarette in front of the entrance of Nice's Virgin Megastore, June 10, 2013. A Paris court on Monday rejected two takeover offers for books-to-music retailer Virgin Megastore France, which filed for insolvency in January after falling victim to a slump
A protester smokes a cigarette inside Greek state television ERT's headquarters in Athens June 12, 2013. REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis